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The qualification has been designed to give Candidates the knowledge and understanding of preventative canine dental care and oral hygiene, knowledge of canine dental anatomy and professional practice.

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Remote course. To be completed in your own time


Our Level 3 Award in Canine Oral Hygiene is a specialised course designed for pet professionals and dedicated pet owners who want to expand their knowledge and skills in preventive canine dental care. This comprehensive course provides in-depth training on maintaining optimal oral hygiene for dogs, understanding canine dental anatomy, and incorporating professional practices in oral care routines.

Course Highlights:


  •  Gain a thorough understanding of the structure and function of canine teeth and gums. Learn about common dental issues that can affect dogs and how these issues can impact overall health.Canine Dental Anatomy:

  •  Master techniques for maintaining canine oral hygiene, including proper brushing methods, the use of dental chews, and the selection of appropriate oral care products.

  • Preventative Dental Care: Explore the standards and protocols for professional canine dental care. Learn how to perform safe and effective dental cleanings, and understand when to refer a dog to a veterinary specialist for advanced care.

  • Professional Practice: Develop the ability to identify signs of oral health problems such as gum disease, tooth decay, and other conditions. Learn how to perform basic oral assessments to detect early signs of trouble.

  • Recognising Dental Issues: Equip yourself with the skills to educate dog owners about the importance of oral hygiene, including how to implement effective home care routines and the benefits of regular professional cleanings.

  • Education and Communication: Participate in practical sessions where you can practice dental cleaning techniques and use various dental care tools under the supervision of experienced instructors.

  • Hands-On Experience: Enhance your professional credentials and improve your service offerings as a pet care provider by incorporating canine oral hygiene services into your practice.Career Advancement:

This course is perfect for those in the pet care industry, including veterinary technicians, pet groomers, and dog trainers, as well as for dog owners who are committed to providing the best care for their pets. Upon completion of the Level 3 Award in Canine Oral Hygiene, participants will be well-prepared to manage and advocate for effective canine dental care, contributing to the overall health and well-being of dogs in their care.

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